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Clin Research Assistant - Neuropsychiatric

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: some weekends and holidays

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.

Job Summary

The Clinical Neuroscience and Development Laboratory (CNDLab) focuses largely on studies involving children and adolescents.  A Clinical Research Assistant is needed to work on a clinical trial testing an intervention with ADHD diagnosed youth. This person will be responsible for recruiting, interviewing and collecting cognitive testing, behavioral, and biomedical data. Reports to the Lab Manager and Director. 

This is an ideal position for an experienced clinical/psychiatric research assistant or for persons with aspirations for a professional career in clinical psychology or clinical neuroscience research who seek on-the-job training – particularly those who might apply for graduate or medical school within the next several years.


Qualifications - External

·         Bachelor’s Degree in a field such as psychology, sociology, biostatistics or subject related to health care and psychiatry.

·         Research experience and knowledge of relevant research protocols, principles, and procedures. 

·         Knowledge of federal ethical guidelines and/or Human Subjects training certification.

·         Experience with fMRI laboratory procedures (brain scans) using E-Prime or comparable experimentation software is advantageous.

·         Experience working with youth is preferred.

·         Experience in data software programs such as SPSS, R, and RedCap also preferred.

·         Previous experience conducting psychological assessments and cognitive testing, either from graduate school training or previous experience working in a clinical setting is preferred. 

As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:

·         Medical and dental benefits

·         401(k) plan with employer match

·         Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire

·         Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs

·         Located on the Institute of Living’s historic park-like grounds designed by Frederick Law Ohlmsted

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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